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Date:  date unknown

Description: Valentine's Day postcard of woman sitting on the beach with Cupid standing behind her with arrows. She is wearing a bathing costume and cap. The clouds in...

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card of a black cartoon cat made of five pieces. It has a metal paper fastener in the center that allows movement of the head, legs and tai...

Photograph

Hungarian Refugee

Date: 1957-02-23 

Description: Lasslo (Larry) Csukardy, a Hungarian refugee, receives the first Valentines of his life from Mrs. Don Andree on the left and Mary Natvig, a teacher at Semi...

Date: 1887 

Description: Valentine's Day card with tan fringe and tasseled cords. A border of white daisies surrounds a smaller zig-zag border. Inside the border is the text "St. V...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Child's Valentine's Day card with a boy seated on a giraffe. He is wearing a green cap, blue jacket, red and white striped pants and black shoes. He holds...

Date: 1975 ca.

Description: Child's Valentine's Day card with a elephant sitting in foliage and wearing a pink cap. Above and behind is a red heart with the text "Remember-To Be My Va...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with the image of a woman sitting on a cushioned wooden bench, gazing at her wedding ring. She is wearing a long blue dress. A gray ce...

Date: 1958-01-30 

Description: A teacher answers a student's question as the other students cut hearts from construction paper to make valentine cards.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card of a black and white dog with a furry tan ruff and a collar, holding a ribbon in his mouth that is attached to a heart. Within the hea...

Postcard

To My Valentine

Date: 1912 

Description: Valentine's Day postcard with a large red heart with two white doves and Cupids on either side. The heart is surrounded by blue Forget Me Nots. The backgro...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Valentine's Day card of a blue shoe with stockings, but without laces. On the inside (not shown) is a woman in a long dress with her arms resting on a fenc...

Print

My Valentine

Date:  date unknown

Description: Valentine's Day card showing a male bird standing on a tree branch with a top hat, cane and bouquet of flowers. To the right is a female bird wearing a hat...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card of a large heart with a "check" on top of it. At the top of the heart is the text "A Wealth of Love" and at the bottom is "Just Check...

Date: 1838 

Description: Valentine's Day card with an image of a child peering out of a metallic gold circle. Surrounding the child are dandelion flowers and leaves. The child is b...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Valentine created using a "Whitney's Valentine Material" kit. The "folder" (card) has a boy in military uniform holding a rifle. He is kissing a girl on th...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Valentine's Day card made of several layers. The back piece is a die cut heart-shape with blue and gold decorations and flowers around the edges. Next are...

Date: 1947-01-27 

Description: H.S. Manchester Inc., department store Valentine Day Berkshire hosiery, nylon stockings, window display.

Date: 1925 

Description: Cast members of a play staged for Valentine's Day, with costumed figures holding shields, a jester in a half-white and half-black costume, a woman with a c...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Ornaments from a "Whitney's Valentine Material" kit. These were combined with the "folders" (cards) and paper lace to create personalized Valentine's Day c...

View this beautiful collection of Valentine's Day greeting cards collected from 1840 through 1980.
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